Other Events & Dates
February through March 2016


February 10, 2016 ( Wednesday )

3:25pm - 4:25pm
Materials Science Program Seminar

Speaker: Professor Christopher M. Yakacki

Title: Main-Chain Liquid-Crystalline Elastomers Using a Two-Stage Thiol-Acrylate Reaction

University of Colorado Denver, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Location:  Gavett Hall 202

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 22-Jan-16 8:44am ET


February 11, 2016 ( Thursday )

11:00am - 12:00pm
EHSC Seminar Series: Dr. Niladri Basu (McGill University, Quebec, Canada)

Dr. Niladri Basu (McGill University) will present a seminar as part of the EHSC Seminar Series on February 11,2016, entitled: Genetic Polymorphisms to Improve Mercury Exposure Assessments, starting at 11 am in the EHSC Conference Room (4-8820).

Location:  EHSC Conference Room (Med. Ctr. 4-8820)

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 20-Nov-15 9:57am ET


3:30pm - 5:00pm
Dept of Biostatistics and Computational Biology 2016 Spring Colloquium

"Competing Risks Predictions on Two Time Scales"

SPEAKER
    Jason Fine,Sc.D.
    Professor
    Department of Biostatistics & Department of Statistics
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Location:  Helen Wood Hall-Classroom 1W502

Posted by:  Susan DiVincenzo, Biostatistics, 8-Feb-16 11:24am ET


February 17, 2016 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Karyn Schmidt, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

""SLNC"-ing Towards Invasion: A Long Non-Coding RNA Implicates the Androgen Receptor and Brn3a in Melanoma Invasion"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science and by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Dr. Karyn Schmidt will also be presenting a talk titled "How to Land and Survive a Post-Doc: Advice from the Trenches" at the Graduate Women in Science meeting on February 18, 2016.


Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 10-Dec-15 11:45am ET


February 18, 2016 ( Thursday )

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Meeting

Karyn Schmidt, Ph.D, Postdoctoral Fellow in the lab of Carl Novina, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

"How to Land and Survive a Post-Doc: Advice from the Trenches"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Class of '62 (G-9425)

Dr. Karyn Schmidt will also be presenting a seminar in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics Seminar Series on February 17th, 2016 titled ""SLNC"-ing Towards Invasion: A Long Non-Coding RNA Implicates the Androgen Receptor and Brn3a in Melanoma Invasion" at 2:00 p.m. in K-307 (3-6408).

Location:  Class of '62 Aud G-9425

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 10-Dec-15 9:01am ET


February 19, 2016 ( Friday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Seminar - Chemistry

Title: Development and Mechanistic Studies of Rhodium Catalyzed Alkene Hydroacylation

Speaker: Eric Stoutenburg

University of Rochester, Department of Chemistry

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 4-Feb-16 10:19am ET


February 22, 2016 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Seminar - Chemistry

Speaker: Ralph Ernstorfer

Title: TBA

Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society

Host: Ignacio Franco

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 26-Jan-16 10:45am ET


February 24, 2016 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Colloquium - Chemistry

Speaker: Professor Andy Borovik

Title: Synthetic Chemistry as a Window into Biology: Architectural Complexity at the Molecular Level

UC Irvine, Department of Chemistry

Host: Professor Kara Bren

Location:  Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall 140

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 19-Jan-16 10:29am ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Hani Zaher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

"Ribosomal Response to Damaged mRNA"

Host: Dr. Xin Li (Co-sponsored by RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)


Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 10-Dec-15 11:52am ET


February 26, 2016 ( Friday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Seminar - Chemistry

Speaker: Pat Harrington

Title: Development of a Gold Multifaceted Catalysis Approach to the Synthesis of Highly Substituted Pyrroles

University of Rochester, Department of Chemistry

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 26-Jan-16 9:35am ET


February 29, 2016 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Seminar - Chemistry

Speaker: Prof. Dustin Froula

Title: Raman Amplification of High Power Laser Pulses

University of Rochester, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Host: Ignacio Franco

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 26-Jan-16 10:41am ET


March 2, 2016 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Jonathan Flax, M.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, University of Rochester, NY

"The Regulation of Poly(A) Site Utilization by Intragenic Transcriptional Enhancers"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 10-Dec-15 12:21pm ET


March 9, 2016 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Roger K. Sunahara, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego, CA

"GPCRs, Powerful Allosteric Switches to Regulate G Proteins and Cell Signaling"

Host: NIH T32 Training Grant Graduate Students (Isaac Fisher)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 10-Dec-15 12:12pm ET


March 16, 2016 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Manuel Ares, Jr., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

"Competition for a Hungry Spliceosome Shapes mRNA Populations and Cell Phenotypes"

Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf (Co-sponsored by RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-7408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 10-Dec-15 12:22pm ET


March 17, 2016 ( Thursday )

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Meeting

Guy Riddihough, Senior Editor; Research, Perspectives Editor at Science, Washington DC

"Leaving Science for Science (and Nature and PNAS)"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Time: TBD

Talk will be held at the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Retreat at the German House, 315 Gregory St., Rochester

Location:  The German House, 315 Gregory St., Rochester

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 13-Jan-16 11:25am ET


March 18, 2016 ( Friday )

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Biochemistry & Biophysics Special Seminar

Guy Riddihough, Ph.D., Senior Editor; Research, Perspectives Editor at Science, Washington, D.C.

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science)

"An Editor's Eye View of Publishing in Science"

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 13-Jan-16 11:28am ET


March 21, 2016 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Seminar - Chemistry

Speaker: Professor Andrew White

Title: Teaching Numerical Methods and Statistics with Web-based Interactive Computing

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester

Host: Lewis Rothberg

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 2-Feb-16 2:15pm ET


March 23, 2016 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Paul L. Fox, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

"VEGF-Ax, an Anti-angiogenic VEGF-A Isoform Generated by Programmed Stop Codon Readthrough of vegfa mRNA"

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 10-Dec-15 12:22pm ET


March 30, 2016 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Richard G. Brennan, Ph.D., James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry, Chairman, Department of Biochemistry, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

"The Structures of E. coli HipBA-promoter Complexes Reveal the Molecular Basis of HipBA Repression and Heritable Multidrug Tolerance"

Host: NIH T32 Training Grant Graduate Students (Lauren Rice)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 10-Dec-15 12:22pm ET

 
 
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